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The Imagine Cup is a creative, hands-on experience and the chance to work with a team to build something that matters to you. You don’t have to be an expert in coding or computer science to participate – all you need is an idea and the drive to bring it to life. We believe the potential is limitless when student creativity and passion are combined with Microsoft technology. Register for Imagine Cup now to get started.

 

Check out our top 6 resources to help you turn your idea into a purpose-driven application for the chance to win travel, mentorship, other great prizes, and USD100,000:

 

1. Azure for Students

Sign up for our exclusive offer for student developers, giving you access to 25+ services and USD100 in credit for free, with no credit card required. You can build skills in trending tech areas with access to professional developer tools like Visual Studio Code.

 

2. Microsoft Learn

Including free learning paths and tutorials, with Microsoft Learn you can try out modules in artificial intelligence, data science, machine learning, and more. Learn how to deploy solutions to the Azure cloud using cross-platform technologies, without using your Azure for Students credit. Check out some paths to get started:

 

3. GitHub Student Developer Pack

This free pack provides the best real-world developer tools and training, and students who join receive GitHub Pro at no charge while in school, plus exclusive offers from GitHub Education partners.

 

4. Microsoft Docs

Microsoft Docs is the home for all Microsoft documentation for developers. Check out quickstarts, tutorials, API reference and code samples to take your project to the next level. 

 

5. Python for Beginners

Python can be used to create solutions of all shapes and sizes. With this instructional video series, you can build a foundation for Python programming using common, everyday code and scenarios and learn concepts applicable to other languages.

 

6. Imagine Cup on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

Join us on social to check out all the student-focused resources we post, including coding and tech tutorials, project inspiration, and tips from past Imagine Cup competitors.

 

Kick off your competition journey today and join over two million past competitors making an impact through innovation.